The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Front Office in IT contracts advertised for the Lancashire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Front Office over the 3 months to 19 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Front Office
Rank - - 40
Contract jobs citing Front Office 0 0 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Lancashire - - 1.23%
As % of the General category - - 4.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate
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UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £400 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +14.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.00 £90.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year
-76.66% +150.00%
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire General category in contract jobs advertised in the Lancashire region.

General Category
Lancashire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
General category
74 49 115
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Lancashire 17.09% 18.08% 28.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 42 15 48
Average daily rate £400 £313 £308
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+28.00% +1.62%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £315 £270 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £438 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 7 7
Average hourly rate £82.00 £15.00 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+446.66% -57.14%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.00 £20.50 £28.50
% change year-on-year
+12.19% -28.07%

Front Office
Jobs Demand Trend in Lancashire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Front Office across the Lancashire region as a proportion of the total demand within the General category.

Front Office Jobs Demand Trend in Lancashire

Front Office
Daily Rate Trend in Lancashire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Front Office across the Lancashire region.

Front Office Daily Rate Trend in Lancashire

Front Office
Top 12 Related IT Skills in Lancashire

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Lancashire region citing Front Office also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Front Office.

1 1 (100.00%) PRINCE2
1 1 (100.00%) ERP
1 1 (100.00%) Project Management
1 1 (100.00%) Change Management
1 1 (100.00%) Back Office
1 1 (100.00%) Manufacturing
1 1 (100.00%) Migration
1 1 (100.00%) Stakeholder Management
1 1 (100.00%) Requirements Analysis
1 1 (100.00%) Matrix Management
1 1 (100.00%) User Acceptance Testing
1 1 (100.00%) Feature Driven Development

Front Office
Top Related IT Skills in Lancashire by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Lancashire region citing Front Office also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Front Office. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

General
1 1 (100.00%) Back Office
1 1 (100.00%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Project Manager
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) PRINCE2
1 1 (100.00%) ERP
1 1 (100.00%) Project Management
1 1 (100.00%) Change Management
1 1 (100.00%) Migration
1 1 (100.00%) Stakeholder Management
1 1 (100.00%) Requirements Analysis
1 1 (100.00%) Matrix Management
1 1 (100.00%) User Acceptance Testing
1 1 (100.00%) Feature Driven Development